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Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much Tylenol

Acetaminophen, known commonly by brand name Tylenol, is in more than just Tylenol. It’s in NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin products and many others.

09/24/2013

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Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?

The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.

11/07/2011

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FDA Panel Reviews Dosage Information For Acetaminophen

If you look on a bottle of children’s acetaminophen, you’ll see the instructions for infants are pretty much non-existent. It only says to call your doctor.

05/17/2011

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Acetaminophen Overdoses Lead To Thousands Of ER Visits

Do you know what ingredients are in your cold medicine? Some contain acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol. Overdoses lead to 78,000 emergency room visits a year.

05/03/2011

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